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'Highly contagious' bird flu found at Netherlands farm

A highly contagious strain of bird flu has been discovered at a poultry farm in the Netherlands.

All 150,000 hens are being killed, after the H5N8 strain was detected in the village of Hekendorp.

A 72-hour ban has also been imposed on transporting poultry products.

Anna Holligan reports from the farm.

  • 17 Nov 2014
  • From the section Europe
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